Director-General

Former Directors-General

Former Acting Director-General: Dr Anders Nordström

Sweden
From 23 May 2006 until 3 January 2007, Dr Nordström of Sweden was appointed by the Executive Board to serve as acting Director-General, following the untimely death of Dr LEE Jong-wook on 22 May 2006.

Dr LEE Jong-wook

Republic of Korea
Term of office: 28 January 2003-22 May 2006

Dr G.H. Brundtland

Norway
Term of office: 1998-2003

Dr H. Nakajima

Japan
Term of office: 1988-1998

Dr H. Mahler

Denmark
Term of office: 1973-1988

Dr M.G. Candau

Brazil
Term of office: 1953-1973

Dr B. Chisholm

Canada
Term of office: 1948-1953

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